Welcome to Blackpast

Welcome to BlackPast

This 7,273 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and the history of more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world.  We invite you to explore and use all the resources of BlackPast.

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Click on the book cover above to register for the Rumors from Shanghai virtual book launch on April 10. All proceeds from the event go to BlackPast.org.

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